6: 10 PM GMT
Baroda has indefinitely suspended Atul Bedade, the head coach of the suppose’s ladies’s crew, pending an inquiry into allegations along side those of sexual harassment.
A letter from the Baroda Cricket Affiliation (BCA) to Bedade, which has been viewed by ESPNcricinfo, didn’t checklist specific allegations against him, but infamous their nature: “Non-public comments on physicality”, “Comments that discourage the morale of crew people”, “Angry outbursts unbecoming of a ladies’s crew coach and using unparliamentary language that is now no longer celebrated of an particular person in-fee”, and “Behaviour oblivious of gender sensitivity”.
Ajit Lele, the BCA secretary, confirmed to ESPNcricinfo that the association’s apex committee would compose a probe committee to ogle into the allegations against Bedade. With the COVID-19 (unusual coronavirus) pandemic placing cricket operations on preserve globally, it is now no longer yet sure when the probe committee shall be formed.
The 53-300 and sixty five days-aged Bedade, who performed 13 ODIs for India within the 1990s, took over because the Baroda ladies coach in April 2019.
“This has come to me as a shock,” Bedade suggested ESPNcricinfo. “Right here is all baseless and fraudulent allegations. I will put my side [forward] soon.”